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2020 CONCACAF Champs League Draw on December 9

Round of 16 draw to take place in Mexico City.

Monterrey v Tigres UANL - CONCACAF Champions League 2019
CF Monterrey, winners in 2019, have not qualified for the 2020 edition of the CONCACAF Champions League.
Photo by Alfredo Lopez/Jam Media/Getty Images

Miami (Thursday, October 10, 2019) – Montreal Impact will learn their first 2020 CONCACAF Champions League opponent on December 9, when the draw takes place at the historic University of the Cloister of Sor Juana, in Mexico City, Mexico.

Fans will be able to enjoy all the action through the Confederation’s partner networks, including TUDN (United States), Fox Sports Latin America (Mexico & Central America), ESPN (Central America), TSN (Canada), Flow Sports (Caribbean) and other local partners. For other territories, the event will be available on Concacaf GO (subject to territory restrictions).

Old foes, Club America are included along with more familiar opponents from MLS including Atlanta United, Los Angeles FC and New York City FC, while reigning champions, CF Montrrery of Mexico has not qualified for the 2020 edition of the competition.

CONCACAF Champions League Final - 2nd Leg - Club America v Montreal Impact
The Montreal Impact team that started the club’s last game in CONCACAF Champions League play, the 2nd leg of the final v Club America on 29 April 2015
Photo by Minas Panagiotakis/Getty Images

The 15 clubs that have already qualified for the 2020 Scotiabank Concacaf Champions League are (in alphabetical order by country): Montreal Impact (CAN), AD San Carlos (CRC), Deportivo Saprissa (CRC), Alianza FC (SLV), Comunicaciones FC (GUA), CD Olimpia (HON), FC Motagua (HON), Portmore United FC (JAM), Club America (MEX), Club Leon (MEX), Cruz Azul FC (MEX), Tigres UANL (MEX), Atlanta United FC (USA), Los Angeles FC (USA) and New York City FC (USA).

The sixteenth and final available position will be filled by the 2019 MLS Cup Champion, to be determined on Sunday, November 10.

Should any of the already qualified USA-based MLS clubs or a Canadian-based MLS club wins the 2019 MLS Cup, then the position will be awarded to the Seattle Sounders FC, as the next-highest ranked USA-based MLS club in the 2019 Supporters’ Shield standings.

As usual, the tournament includes home-and-away in each round, in a direct-elimination format.

The 2020 Scotiabank Concacaf Champions League is set to kick off Feb 18-20 and 25-27, with the round of 16 matches. The quarterfinals, between the round of 16 winners, will take place mid-March, followed by the semifinals the first two weeks of April. The two-legged final is scheduled for Apr 28-30 and May 5-7.

The ConCACAF Champion club will go on to represent the confederation at the FIFA World Club Cup in 2021.


2020 Scotiabank Concacaf Champions League Schedule

February 2020

18-20 First leg round of 16

25-27 Second leg round of 16

March 2020

10-12 First leg quarterfinals

17-19 Second leg quarterfinals

April 2020

7-9 First leg semifinals

14-16 Second leg semifinals

28-30 First leg final

May 2020

5-7 Second leg final